"The organisers of Rockaway Beach have come up with a better line-up than any of its competitors have mustered in recent times... one of the most enjoyable music events of the year..." - Drowned in Sound

“A crystalline magic hangs in the air...” - Louder Than War

“A brave new festival.” - Line of Best Fit

“The most wondrously surreal setting imaginable.” - Dots and Dashes

“Best Boutique Festival - Rockaway Beach” - Loud Noises!


2016 Line Up

The first second of Rockaway Beach in 2016 featured this amazing line up.  


Saint Etienne

Killing Joke

We Are Scientists
The Wedding Present

Cats Eyes
Lee Scratch Perry


Jah Wobble's Invaders of the Heart / Damo Suzuki's Network featuring St Deluxe / Bill Ryder-Jones / Membranes Jane Weaver 
Kagoule / Black Honey / Blanck Mass / Eliza Shaddad / Desert Mountain Tribe / Gang / Bloody Knees / Man Made / TVAM / Multibird / FEWS 
Girl Friend / CLINIC / Joanna Gruesome / Yuck Eyre Llew / Batuk

Film Screening and DJ Sets
Suede's 'Night Thoughts' plus Q&A with Roger Sargent
Killing Joke's 'The Death and Resurrection Show' plus Q&A and gathering with classic deep cuts
'Where You're Meant to Be' plus live performance from Aidan Moffat

Don Letts (DJ set)
Chris Geddes (Belle & Sebastian) DJ Set  

Plus more to be announced


2015 Line Up

The first edition of Rockaway Beach in 2015 featured this amazing line up.